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MaryAnn McCarra-Fitzpatrick
Worked at Onpoint Advocacy, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, Churchill Livingstone Publishers, Alan R. Liss, Publishers, Garland Publishing, Gannett Newspapers.
Attended CUNY Graduate Center (NYC), Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY), Lincoln High School (Yonkers, NY)
Lives in Peekskill, NY
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MaryAnn McCarra-Fitzpatrick blogs poetry at http://mccarra--poetry.blogspot.com/ 

Her work has appeared in MoonLit, The Westchester Times Tribune, Make Room for Dada, Mount Vernon Today, OBSOLETE Magazine, The Mount Vernon Inquirer, Thick With Conviction, Cavalier Literary Couture, the "Vox Mom" online feature of The Mom Egg and the Mount Vernon Independent.  Publication forthcoming in Torrid Literature and Clapboard House. Her work has been anthologized in the volume "Blood Beats in Four Square Miles" edited by james "jAFa" Fair, the first volume to gather together the work of poets living and working in Mount Vernon, New York.

A reader at such venues as The Back Fence,  Manhattan College, Blue Door Gallery, AC-BAW Arts Center, Lola's Tea House, Mount Vernon Public Library, ABC No Rio, and Centerfold Coffeehouse.
 
Poetry readings available on YouTube.
 
Poetry podcast available on Podbean and on Podsnack.
 
Audio and video samplings of her poetry are available on her blog, McCarra/Poetry.
 
In addition to the above, MaryAnn also creates collages from mixed media and found materials.  A sampling of these may be seen on Google+ and on the website "Uncooked Culture."

MaryAnn is a recent transplant to the banks of the Hudson, in Peekskill, New York--formerly having lived in the Fleetwood neighborhood of Mount Vernon, New York.  Her husband is Mark Fitzpatrick and their three sons are Aidan Michael, Conor Brian, and Brendan Walsh Fitzpatrick.

At present she is at work preparing a volume of poetry for publication.

Education
  • CUNY Graduate Center (NYC), Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY), Lincoln High School (Yonkers, NY)
    Ph.D. Program in English, 1989 - 1990
  • Manhattan College
    English and World Literature, 1985 - 1989
  • Lincoln High School
    1981 - 1985
  • Mark Twain Middle School
  • Public School No. 30
  • St. Simon Stock
  • Public School No. 33
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Peekskill Department of Public Works Director Brent VanZandt said the gas line damaged while crews were making repairs to a water main break that had closed a portion of South Division Street Tuesday morning has been repaired as has the water main, and water is back on. “Everything is back to normal as we speak,” …
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The PHS "Top 10"—the students whose grade point average falls within the top 10 percent of the Class of 2016—is as follows:
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Peekskill came together Saturday to commemorate the emancipation of the slaves at the city’s annual Juneteenth Parade and Celebration. Politicians and local dignitaries joined residents and community organizations in marching from Park and Broad to the Peekskill Riverfront. Once the sun went down, the celebration at the waterfront kicked off with a battle of the …
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Area residents, elected officials and religious leaders came together Thursday evening at Peekskill’s Riverfront Green to hold a vigil in remembrance of the 49 people murdered by Islamic terrorist Omar Mateen last weekend in Orlando, Fla. In addition to the various speakers, the gathering consisted of a reading of each victim’s name, prayer and song. …
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Fugitive from justice Franklin Barber—one of the two men wanted on federal drug charges for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine in connection with drug sweeps conducted back in April—was arrested in Beacon Monday by members of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force and City of Peekskill detectives at approximately 6 a.m. without incident, Peekskill Chief …
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Peekskill Mayor Frank Catalina has offered up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification of the individual or individuals responsible for allegedly hacking into his Facebook and posting pornographic images through his account. The mayor says he was alerted to the situation Tuesday morning. “I got a call about a post and I went …
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The city’s transfer tax, which was instituted in 2011 to pay for the central firehouse project, remains a topic of interest five years later. In just the past month, the topic has been raised at a Common Council meeting and on social media. After speaking with the city comptroller, it is clear that there are …
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Peekskill native and former Mayor George Pataki, is, along with his wife Libby, offering up the family mansion in Garrison for rent this summer, according to real estate website Zillow.com.
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